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The Vortex: Organizations as Systems

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Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

In the classic comedy, “Young Frankenstein,” Frederick Frankenstein and Inga, played respectively by Gene Wilder and Teri Garr, are seeking the hidden entrance to a secret passage. As Frankenstein checks out a bookcase, he asks Inga to hand him a candle. As she lifts the candle, the bookcase spins around, trapping Dr. Frankenstein behind it. Attempts to put the candle back only cause the bookcase to spin wildly, first pinning Dr. Frankenstein and eventually trapping Inga.

Keywords

Organizational Culture Digital Equipment Corporation Star Trek Black Belt Blank Slate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.StowUSA

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